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The Old Bank House, Margate

from £86 /night help

Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 4 reviews

House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

The Old Bank House, offers an ideal position in the heart of Margate's Old Town and cultural quarter, a few minutes from the beach and the Turner Gallery. In the Old Town it's easy to explore the many galleries including the Turner Contemporary, the cafes , retro and vintage shops and boutiques as well as the award winning beaches. Enjoy and explore Margate, the creative and artistic centre of Kent.

The house offers spacious holiday accommodation with a large living room (the original banking hall with its high ceilings,) a dining room and kitchen, downstairs cloakroom and walled courtyard garden as well as its own off street parking. Upstairs are three bedrooms , a large double bedroom, a twin room and a single room and a modern bathroom. There is also a travel cot available.

The Old Bank House offers the ideal base for a traditional beach holiday, for day trips, a cultural experience or simply somewhere to unwind and let the sea air relax and revive you. Margate offers many different holidays with access to Ramsgate (and its regattas) Broadstairs (folk week and Dickens) and the glorious kent countryside, excellent golf course and leisure activities.

Built around 1800 the house has great character which is cleverly combined with modern comforts.

The Old Bank House is graded 4 star by Visit England.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Margate Main Sands 100 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Kent International Airport, Manston 8 km, Nearest railway: Margate 600 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The house was the first bank in Margate built around 1800 with the living room the original banking hall and has retained its character with high ceilings. The pantry/store room was the bank vault. In addition to the kitchen and dining room there is a downstairs cloakroom and a walled courtyard garden and off street parking. Upstairs there are three bedrooms, a large master bedroom, a twin room and a single room.

There is private off street parking which is important in the old town where parking is very difficult. The private walled courtyard garden offers a relaxing space to unwind.

Further details outdoors

There is a private off street parking space with direct access to the rear of the property. External space for bicycles or a motor bike. A raised 18th century walled courtyard area offers an outdoor seating and eating area access by a small number of steps.

Further details

Towels and linen provided.

Reduced rental for small groups (2-3)

The Isle of Thanet region

Kent, known as the garden of England offers a wide range of countryside and coastline and is easily accessible provding a great base for a few days or a longer break. There area castles, cathedrals and oast houses to visit along with hop farms and market towns.

Margate, one of the 3 main towns in Thanet, along with Broadstairs and Ramsgate, is famous through the sunsets and open skies painted by Turner. Margate, as the home of the new Turner Contemporary Gallery it is experiencing a resurgence. The first seaside resort in the country, Margate has drawn visitors ever since the 1730s. The 700 year old harbour has been refurbished housing cafes and galleries.

Margate

The house is within the Old Town , minutes from the beach, the cafes and restaurants on the seafront. It is in the cultural quarter with galleries in the adjoining streets and 200 metres from the new Turner Gallery.

Margate, offers fabulous sandy beaches, with activities for children.

The Old Town Musuem tells the story of Margate, the Winter Gardens and other venues offer entertainment. With the Viking Cycle Route , Margate is an excellent base for a cycling or walking holiday . A swimming pool, crazy golf, and bowling are all close by, as is the Tudor House.

The Old Town forms the cultural heart of Margate and thanet with its historic street pattern and houses dating from the 17th century.In addition to the Turner Gallery and independent galleries, there are retro and vintage shops selling high quality furniture and designer boutiques alongside cafes and resturants as well as one of the best traditional fish and chip shops.

Joss Bay offers surfing, and other water sports are available at the many other beaches close by. Excellent golf courses including the North Foreland Golf Course. Ramsgate (regattas) and Broadstairs (Folk Week) are close by,

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10 Aug 2014

4/5

"perfect base for discovery"

The Old Bank House is situated in the very centre of the lively Margate old town. Many beautiful shops and cafes around. 1 Minute walk to the seafront. Spacious rooms, nice living room and kitchen.… More

23 Jun 2014

5/5

"Great central location for attractions with all you need to make a comfortable stay"

The house had all we needed, close to great pubs and bars, cafes and restaurants the Turner gallery and beach. We liked the rough edges of the town and the vintage shops in the old town. Don't mi… More

Thank you for taking time to write a review , and glad you enjoyed the house and Margate. The poorly draining sink has been sorted . Hope to see you at The Old Bank House again.

28 Jan 2013

4/5

"really great place"

House is lovely' with plenty of space and very close to the beach and restaurants. Found a lovely pub for real ale too. All round great stay. Fully recommended… More

17 Jan 2013

4/5

"Excellent location, clean and comfortable. Parking space."

We stayed at the house for a few days in October half term. The house was ideal for visits to the town and to the Turner Gallery. Comfortable bedrooms and good sized kitchen and front room. Clean a… More

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